Black History Month with Paley Center

(released 2/10/2023)

Through February 26, 2023, join the Paley Museum, 25 West 52 Street in New York, for a celebration of Black History Month. A gallery exhibit featuring milestones throughout the decades, as they along with Citi, present a Salute to Black Achievements in Music on Television.

Original costumes worn by Louis Armstrong, James Brown, and the Supremes will be on display. Also on display will be original scripts, authentic photographs, a Louis Armstrong trumpet, and a Chuck Berry Signature Gibson guitar.

Screenings from the Paley Archive including The Sound of Jazz; Soul Train: The Hippest Trip in America; Chuck Berry: Brown Eyed Handsome Man; VH1 Docs; Motown 25: Yesterday, Today, Forever; Beyonce – I Am... Yours. Family fun including arts & crafts, a scavenger hunt will be part of the experience. Admission to the Museum is $21.50 for adults and 17.50 for students, veterans, teachers and first responders. Paley members get free admission. For more info and timed ticket entry, follow through here:

On February 17th at 7pm, the Paley Center is pleased to present a conversation with some of the finest storytellers who have helped to preserve the legacy of?Black musical icons such as Michael Jackson, Ella Fitzgerald, and Louis Armstrong. Our participants will discuss their motivations and creative journeys, with video excerpts of their work. Tickets are $20 for members and $25 for general public.

Lisa Cortés, Director, Little Richard: I Am Everything, The Apollo
Julie Anderson, Film Executive and Producer, Louis Armstrong: Black & Blues, The Jazz Ambassadors, God Is the Bigger Elvis
Ralph McDaniels, VJ; Music Video Director; Host,?Video Music Box

Touré, Journalist; Author; Podcast Host, Touré Show and Who Was Prince?

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